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    Klondike Gold Rush

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August 07, 2014
Daphne Mennell: Chilkoot Artist Talk on Friday, August 15
Hear Daphne Mennell talk about her recent experience creating art on the Chilkoot Trail.

March 25, 2014
Artists Selected for the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency
The Klondike Gold Rush NHP continues its partnership with the Yukon Arts Centre and Park Canada to host artist on an epic adventure over the Chilkoot Trail. This year's selected artists names have just been released.

January 10, 2014
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park releases new historic structure reports
In 2009 the Rasmuson Foundation donated historic buildings to Klondike Gold Rush NHP. The park has been working to assess the buildings and establish preservation treatments for the buildings. The has recently published its findings and recomendations for treatment.

December 04, 2013
2014 Chilkoot Artist in Residence
Klondike Gold Rush NHP, Parks Canada and the Yukon Arts Center open the 2014 Artist in Residence Call for Submissions.

June 05, 2013
Teen Chilkoot Trail Hike
Teens from Southeast Alaska and the Yukon can win a trip over the Chilkoot Trail with SAGA and the NPS.

May 23, 2013
Higher than Normal Avalanche Hazards on the Chilkoot Trail
Extended cool spring temperatures and delayed snow melt at higher elevations have created a significantly greater hazard potential for avalanches occurring on the Canadian side of trail. Hiker should be advised of increased avalanche danger.

May 22, 2013
Skagway Street Car Shuffle
Staff at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park recently moved the original “Skagway Alaska Street Car” to a new home.

April 23, 2013
Klondike Gold Rush NHP State of the Park Report
Klondike Gold Rush NHP is one of seven national parks presenting state-of-the-park reports this month. More “State of the Park” reports are underway, including one for Denali National Park and Preserve, and they will be available upon completion. The report series is part of “Park Pulse,” an action goal in A Call to Action: Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement, the National Park Service priorities for its second century. By the National Park Service Centennial in 2016, up to 50 parks will complete these in-depth assessments of key resources and values and will communicate their findings to the American people.

April 04, 2013
Gold Rush Era Shipwreck to Be Studied
Underwater archeaology is being planned for April 12 neat Klondike Gold Rush NHP to gain more infomration on a gold rush era Ship Wreck.

March 01, 2013
Chilkoot Trail Artists in Residency Announced for 2013
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and Chilkoot Trail National Historical Park, Parks Canada, join together to offer Artist in Residency program for hikers this summer 2013.

January 18, 2013
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park wins Second Place in Green Parks Video Contest
Klondike Gold Rush NHP was awarded second place in a national contest between National Park Service site in a video contest call My Green Parks.

January 16, 2013
Call for public comment on 2013 park compendium
Alaska's National Parks invite public comment on each park's compendium through February 15, 2013

December 07, 2012
2013 Artist in Residence Call for Submissions
Klondike Gold Rush, Parks Canada and the Yukon Arts Center open 2013 Artist in Residence call for submissions.

November 14, 2012
Reed McCluskey retires from National Park Service
Reed McCluskey will retire from Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (KLGO) after more than 35 years with the National Park Service.

October 30, 2012
Update on the Rapuzzi Collection: New Discoveries
This 1908 Packard engine was recently identified in the Rapuzzi Collection inventory at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. It is believed to match the original Street Car #1 from early tourism days in Skagway, Alaska.

October 05, 2012
Public Meeting on Dyea Planning
A public information meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by the National Park Service staff at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park to provide an update on planning for the Dyea area and to obtain ideas and comments from the public.

September 10, 2012
Skagway Trail Clean Sweep
Klondike Gold Rush NHP and the Skagway Recreation Center work together to host a community clean up of the local trail system on September 14, 2012.

August 09, 2012
Tracking Toads at Klondike Gold Rush
Klondike Gold Rush has been studying the taod populations in the park for several years now. Check out the latest news about the study.

July 03, 2012
Teens Invited to Join Chilkoot Trail Adventure
Klondike Gold Rush NHP and the Skagway Recreation Cetner invite Teens to take a trek on the Chilkoot Trail.

June 07, 2012
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park announces free public heirloom care workshops
The National Park Service will host heirloom preservation workshops for the communtiy.

June 07, 2012
Modern Medical Technology Used to Decode Historic Artifacts at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Klondike Gold Rush NHP curatorial interns work with Dahl Memorial Clinic staff to learn more about historic artifacts.

March 16, 2012
Klondike Gold Rush NHP and Parks Canada select Artists for an adventure on the Chilkoot Trail during the 2012 summer season.
Klondike Gold Rush NHP and Parks Canada select 2012 Chilkoot Trail Artist in Residence. Artist selected from Montana and British Columbia.

February 14, 2012
Free Film Festival at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
The Far North Film Festival is coming to Skagway, AK March 9-10, 2012.

December 05, 2011
Artists Foster Spirit of International Cooperation on the Chilkoot Trail
Klondike Gold Rush revives the Artist in Residence program in cooperatioin with Parks Canada, Yukon Arts Center and the Skagway Arts Council.

April 14, 2011
Klondike Gold Rush NHP and Skagway Recreation Center
NPS Staff, Skagway Recreation Center Staff and youth participant begin building the garden that they have been planning for the previous six months.

March 24, 2011
Klondike Gold Rush NHP plans restoration for Jeff. Smith Parlor
Klondike Gold Rush NHP begins restoration and planning for the re-opening of Soapy Smith's Parlor.

October 15, 2010
First Bloom Grant Awarded to Skagway Recreation Center and Klondike Gold Rush NHP
First Bloom Grant is awarded to Klondike Gold Rush NHP and the Skagway Recreation to create a local native plant garden.

October 01, 2010
Smith and Wesson pistol found in historic YMCA
Klondike Gold Rush NHP maintenance staff finds fascinating artifacts while completing preservation on newly aquired historic buildings.

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